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How long is White Oak Canyon hike?

How long is White Oak Canyon hike?

9.5 mile
White Oak Canyon Trail is a 9.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Syria, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, camping, horses, and backpacking and is best used from March until November.

What is the hardest hike in Shenandoah?

Old Rag
Old Rag. Old Rag is the toughest hike on this list but it is also our favorite.

Where do you park for Whiteoak Canyon Trail?

The two parking areas are the Whiteoak Canyon Trail parking area at mile 42.6 and the Hawksbill Gap parking area at mile 45.5.

What is the elevation of White Oak Canyon?

1,040-foot elevation gain From the Whiteoak Canyon parking area (mile 42.6), take the Whiteoak Canyon Trail. Pass the junctions for the Old Rag Fire Road and the Limberlost Trail. About 2.3 miles from the start you will come to a rocky ledge with a view of the upper falls.

Where is lower White Oak Falls in Virginia?

Lower White Oak Falls via Whiteoak Canyon Trail is a 2.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Syria, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips. Shenandoah National Park charges a fee to enter.

Where is the White Oak Canyon in Virginia?

Shenandoah National Park. White Oak Canyon Trail is a 9.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Syria, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November.

Which is the last waterfall on the White Oak Trail?

Upper White Oak falls is the last waterfall along the trail, although users can hike further if they would like to add extra distance and to see more of the blue ridge. If users are interested in swimming the biggest swimming holes, they are close to the lower falls and the White Oak parking lot and are more crowded.

Which is the best hike in Shenandoah National Park?

I recently hiked the Whiteoak Canyon Trail to Lower Whiteoak Falls from the boundary trailhead just outside Shenandoah National Park. This may be my new favorite hike. The out-and-back hike is just 2.9 miles, but it’s so beautiful, so refreshing. Apparently so popular too given the large overflow parking lot I spied on my way home ($10/car).